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longest groundhog shot

Old 02-04-2004, 04:32 PM
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Around 400 yds.! Summer of 1980, with my Ruger 77 .220 swift. My buddy and I were having a contest to see who was the best long range shot. No one had range finders back then, so we had 2 other guys step off the distance; all four of us came up with pretty much the same distance. Two days later my buddy used that same rifle to shoot a chuck 30 yards farther than the one I shot (approx. 430 yds.). Not to be outdone with my own weapon, I shot a cardinal off of the dirt mound in front of the hole where I shot my chuck at 400 yds.! I couldn't do that again now if I were paid to do it! I gotta admit, I was one heck of a shot in my younger days.
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Old 02-07-2004, 02:23 PM
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several at 400-416 yds withy a 22-250 50 grain hollow point and a 243 with a 55 grain ballistic tip
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Old 03-04-2004, 05:27 PM
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I got one at about 150y with a .22lr shooting a cci stinger
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Old 03-04-2004, 07:11 PM
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i've never even seen a groundhog.

but...when i was about 10 years old i killed a starling.





with a pellet gun.





a daisy 881, the kind you can pump up to 10 times.





it was at least 150+ yards away.
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Old 03-04-2004, 07:41 PM
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o.k.......you fisherman are going to hate me but....15 years old and knocked a fish unconsious with slingshot. Does this count? It was in the Deschutes river..little rapids...?

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Old 03-04-2004, 08:36 PM
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Around 600 yards..... With a 308 my dad had..... wow the chunks..... lmao
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Old 03-05-2004, 08:38 PM
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My longest shot is 297 with my 223 and 50 grain Remington Premier Varmit Ballistic Tips!
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